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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Firefighters rescue woman from Johnson County well

Posted: October 7, 2012 - 2:12pm
Updated: October 7, 2012 - 2:39pm

Firefighters from two area departments rescued a woman from a Johnson County well this afternoon.

Crews from the Merriam and Overland Park Fire Department's were called to an address in the 9800 block of Hocker Drive in Merriam at 1:56 Sunday afternoon.

Merriam Firefighters reported the victim, a 72-year-old female, fell into a 20 foot well, which contained approximately 10 feet of water. Crews were able to lower a flotation device to the woman until they could setup rescue equipment.

Officials say the woman was alert and talking to rescuers throughout the ordeal.

Crews had the woman removed from the well in under 10 minutes. She was transported by Johnson County Med-Act to an area trauma center to be checked out. Her injuries were not said to be serious.

Fire crews say they have covered the well.

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